Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House by Michael Wolff – digested read | Books | The GuardianUpdated January 08, The profitability and sales of Michael Wolff's scathing book about United States President Donald Trump appear to have come under attack by WikiLeaks, which has posted a link to a free online copy. Fire and Fury has become an instant best-seller since it went on sale on Friday, with hard copies sold out in many stores within an hour. Mr Trump has begun legal action against the author, seeking to discredit the book's allegations against him as fake and disputing Mr Wolff's claim that he personally interviewed the President before writing the book. Now, in an unprecedented move, Wikileaks has posted a link on Twitter to a Google Drive document that appears to contain the entire manuscript, although it is unclear whether it is the final version that went to publication.
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Despite cease and desist orders issued by the president's lawyers, Michael Wolff's Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House is now out and it's the 1 bestselling book on Amazon. Or download it as an audio book essentially for free. At the end of 30 days, you can decide whether you want to become an Audible subscriber or not. I definitely recommend the service and use it every day. No matter what you decide, you get to keep the two free audiobooks. It runs 12 hours. NB: Audible is an Amazon.
In response, Henry Holt released the book early. Everyone wants to read this book, but no one can find it. Stores are sold out, the publisher is rushing to print more, and even libraries have hold lists hundreds of patrons long. The New York Public Library alone has a waiting list of more than a thousand people. The internet responded how it always does to scarcity: Pirated copies of Fire and Fury are being widely shared in a way that rarely happens with any book, let alone a nonfiction book as opposed to, say, a new installment of Harry Potter or Game of Thrones.
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Read in: 4 minutes Favorite quote from the author:. It tells the story of a small team of investigative journalists at The Boston Globe. The true story won them a Pulitzer Prize, and now the Oscar repeats the message: journalism matters. With enough time and the right resources, reporters have a chance at discovering what the world really needs to know. Michael Wolff is one of those reporters.